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State Library of Queensland
by Margaret Elizabeth Lawrie
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The text is one of the published works of Margaret Lawrie,retelling the myths and legends of Torres Strait Islands culture. She gathered first hand information and material about the myths, legends, languages,history, art and culture of the region; which is located north of Queensland in Australia.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Torres Strait Islands, folklore, legends, myths, stories,...
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The 1896 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
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State Library of Queensland
by Methodist Church of Australasia. Queensland Conference
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A programme from the Methodist Church Queensland Conference memorial service for Queensland Methodist soldiers who fought and perished in World War I (1914-1918). The programme includes the list of names of enlisted soldiers, hymns, poems, scripture extracts and a photo of Albert Street Methodist Church.
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State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1891 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1904 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1900 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1895 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
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State Library of Queensland
by W. Eadie
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The text is the 1911 edition of Eadie's illustrated Bundaberg almanac and business directory. The almanac includes Bundaberg history and statistics, a farming calendar, postal and railway information, tide tables, a list of eclipses and local government offices.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Bundaberg, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1903 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1890 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Royal Commission
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The Royal Commissions inquiry and report regarding the number of Pacific Islanders working in the sugar industry to be deported from Queensland at the end of the year of 1906 and the state of the industry without Pacific Islander labour. Contains minutes of the proceedings, evidence given before the commission and appendices.
Topics: Queensland, Australian South Sea Islanders, Pacific Islanders, sugar industry, laws, employment,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1902 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1893 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Edwards Dunlop
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The 1908 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1894 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1886 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1885 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by F. Tritton Limited.
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A domestic furniture catalogue from a Brisbane based furniture company showcasing the interior design of the era. The company was based in George Street in Brisbane City, with factories in South Brisbane and West End. The catalogue includes illustrations for bedroom suites, dining tables, rugs, phonographs, sewing machines and other sundry items as well as a price list for customers to plan their purchases.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, furniture, domestic furniture, household goods,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1892 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1888 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1887 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1898 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1889 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1884 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1899 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1901 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1905 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau
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A periodical accommodation guide to principal cities, towns and tourist resorts in Queensland. The guide is in alphabetical order and lists the business name, proprietor and tariff charges for visitors. The guide also includes some photos of local tourist attractions and advertisements for the hotels listed and other local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, tourist guide, accommodation, travel, hotel
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1897 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by W.H Groom
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The text is the 1909 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Roma, almanac, compendium,...
State Library of Queensland
by C. B. Christesen
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This text provides a guide to Queensland under subheadings of different areas of the state. Each section of the guide is devoted to a different region, such as Brisbane, Darling Downs, the North Coast, The Great Barrier Reef and Cairns and the Hinterland. The text promotes Queensland's natural phenomena and attractions in between pages of advertisements of local businesses and a tourist directory.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, tourist guide, travel
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1880 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau.
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A periodical accommodation guide to principal cities, towns and tourist resorts in Queensland. The guide is in alphabetical order and lists the business name, proprietor and tariff charges for visitors. The guide also includes some photos of local tourist attractions and advertisements for the hotels listed and other local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, tourist guide, travel, accommodation, hotel
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1882 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by F. Tritton Limited.
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A domestic furniture catalogue from a Brisbane based furniture company showcasing the interior design of the era. The company was based in George Street in Brisbane City, with factories in South Brisbane and West End. The catalogue includes illustrations for bedroom suites, dining tables, rugs, phonographs, sewing machines and other sundry items as well as a price list for customers to plan their purchases
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, furniture, domestic furniture, household goods, design,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau
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An informative guide to the resources of the Maranoa district in South Western Queensland. Data is obtained from official statistics as well as records collected at the time. Includes pictorial content, description of the geographical conditions and information of the area industries including timber, fruit, pastoral, mineral and dairy.
Topics: Queensland, Maranoa, industry, pastoral, tourist bureau
State Library of Queensland
by Edwards Dunlop
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The 1906 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
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State Library of Queensland
by W.S. Roberts
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The 1875 edition of the Maryborough almanac and Wide Bay and Burnett business directory, with information including calendars, planting guides, tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Maryborough, Wide Bay region, almanac, compendium,...
State Library of Queensland
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The text is a Central Queensland almanac for 1900, separated by indexes of  town directory, advertiser and table of contents. The almanac provides information on topics such as mail services, astronomical phenomena, festivals, rainfall, calendars, moon phases, planting guides and information pertaining to community activities and resources.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, almanac, Central Queensland, compendium, handbook
State Library of Queensland
by William Henry Groom
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A report on the general condition of the sugarcane industry in Queensland and the means to revive and maintain the industry.
Topics: Blackbirding, sugar trade, government investigation
State Library of Queensland
by W.H Groom
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The text is the 1909 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Roma, almanac, compendium,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1879 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau.
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A periodical accommodation guide to principal cities, towns and tourist resorts in Queensland. The guide is in alphabetical order and lists the business name, proprietor and tariff charges for visitors. The guide also includes some photos of local tourist attractions and advertisements for the hotels listed and other local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, accommodation, travel, hotel, tourist guide
State Library of Queensland
by B. Dunstan
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The Index is principally guide or ready reference to all that is known about the mineral wealth of Queensland. The mineral entries are given in alphabetical order, and are also numbered. The publication included numerous plates, statistical tables and diagrams and 36 maps.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Mineral resources, Geology, Maps, Minerals.
State Library of Queensland
by William Munro
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The text is the 1899 edition of the Port Curtis almanac for miners' and settlers'; published by William Munro. The almanac includes a calendar, moon phases, sun rise and sun sets, exchange tables, planting tables, mail service advice, a list of authorised registrars and magistrates and of stamp duty charges.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Port Munro, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette,...
State Library of Queensland
by University of Queensland
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The texts consists of a roll of honour for the 33 students, members and officials of the University of Queensland that died in the field or as a result of serving in World War I (1914-1918); followed by a roll of service for the 118 students, members and officials who served overseas in said war.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, World War (1914-1918), University of Queensland, roll of...
State Library of Queensland
by W.H Groom
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The text is the 1907 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Roma, almanac, compendium,...
State Library of Queensland
by W.H Groom
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The text is the 1898 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Roma, almanac, compendium,...
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Railways
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Created for the use of Queensland Railways employees, this booklet provides a list of stations, stopping places, and isolated sidings, showing accommodation at each as well as information on junctions, locomotives, livestock vehicles and goods vehicles throughout Queensland.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Queensland Railways, employee handbook, train stations
State Library of Queensland
by George Slater
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The 1874 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1883 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by W.H Groom
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The text is the 1900 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Roma, almanac, compendium,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1881 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by Margaret Elizabeth Lawrie
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The text is one of the published works of Margaret Lawrie,retelling the myths and legends of Torres Strait Islands culture. She gathered first hand information and material about the myths, legends, languages,history, art and culture of the region; which is located north of Queensland in Australia.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Torres Strait Islands, Margaret Lawrie, folklore, legends,...
State Library of Queensland
by W.H Groom
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The text is the 1905 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Roma, almanac, compendium,...
State Library of Queensland
by W.S. Roberts
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The 1874 edition of the Maryborough almanac and Wide Bay and Burnett business directory, with information including calendars, planting guides, tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Maryborough, Wide Bay, compendium, calendar, diary,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1878 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
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A compendium to the Wide Bay and Burnett districts of South East Queensland, their resources and major centres, including descriptions of Maryborough, Harvey Bay, Fraser Island, Gayndah, Monto, Childers and Mundebbera. The text covers municipalities, industry and commerce, education and sport and recreation; before promoting the coastal tourist spots and activities such as fishing and swimming. The guide includes pictorial content and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Wide Bay, Burnett, compendium, travel, tourist guide,...
State Library of Queensland
by John Scott
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A humorous collection of mental puzzles and mathematical problems to solve as well as puns, quips and stories for home and family amusement.
Topics: Queensland, puzzles, home amusement, mathematical recreations
State Library of Queensland
by W. A. Jolly (William Alfred)
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The text is a record of the Town of Windsor in Brisbane's participation in World War I (1914-1918). It includes a honour roll of the 1,100 men that volunteered for active service; and photographic content of schools, community groups and council members.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, World War (1914-1918), honour roll, souvenir, Brisbane,...
State Library of Queensland
by Gordon & Gotch
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The 1877 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
A narrative about the European settlement of Queensland and the establishment of Queensland's most notable buildings, road systems, railways and industries with photos of Brisbane main streets and important buildings. Also includes biographical sketches of over 100 notable men of the time in Queensland including politicians, judges and military men.
Topics: Queensland, history of Queensland, settlement, biographies, Brisbane infrastructure
State Library of Queensland
by Yates & Jones
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A comprehensive compendium to the transport systems of the state of Queensland. The guide contains over 40 detailed maps of various areas of Queensland, each followed by information pertaining the the area, such as where to procure accommodation and other 'tips for tourists',  populations of major centres, land office details, and major industries. The guide also includes pictorial content and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, roads, transport, compendium, Maps of Queensland, tourist...
State Library of Queensland
by W.H Groom
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The text is the 1898 edition of the almanac and business directory for the Darling Downs district, which includes the major townships of Toowoomba and Roma. The almanac contains a calendar, astronomical phases, postal information, domestic hints, gardening advice and an updated land fencing Act for farmers.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Roma, almanac, compendium,...
State Library of Queensland
by George Slater
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The 1873 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with information including calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, Brisbane, almanac, compendium, handbook, diary, gazette
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Intelligence and Tourist Bureau
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A handbook to the Stanthorpe district and its geographical and agricultural components. The text emphasises the districts reputation for its culture of fruit growing with secondary industries resources such as tin mining and pastoral pursuits also highlighted. The text also explains the conditions of land tenure for discharged soldiers after World War I and the contributions they have made to Stanthorpe's population growth in its principal townships.
Topics: Queensland, Stanthorpe, handbook, fruit growing, World War (1914-1918), tin mining, tourism, State...
State Library of Queensland
by P. J Nally (Peter Joseph)
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A guide to the huge pastoral industry in Queensland, with information on export, breeds, costs, climate and a map of sheep distribution throughout Queensland. The text uses photographs to promote the industry to prospective farmers and settlers to Queensland.
Topics: State Library of Queensland, Queensland, handbook, pastoral industry, sheep, wool industry
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
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A tourist guide of the Darling Downs region of Southern Queensland promoting the lifestyle and recreational pursuits of the area, in between pages of advertisements for local businesses and public services. The natural beauty of the area is highlighted as 'The Garden of Queensland'; with pictorial content and information on the major centres including Toowoomba and Dalby. First edition.
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State Library of Queensland
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The author's personal account of exploration by ship of the Polynesian and Melanesian islands and the relationship between the Islanders and Europeans. The author describes the journey via ship from Queensland through the islands and to New Zealand. Includes descriptions of geographical and agricultural conditions.
Topics: Queensland, Australian South Sea Islanders, Kanaka, blackbirding, slave trade, ship, exploration
State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Public Service Commissioner's Department
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This published list shows Queensland public servants employed on 31 December 1951 in accordance with The Public Service Acts, 1922 to 1950. The list includes classified officers and unclassified employees with birth date, name, present office, dates of appointment and salary information.
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State Library of Queensland
by City Printing Works
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An A-Z handbook of hints and tips to assist the Queensland householder from a frugal home economics perspective. The text contains first aid, maxims and notes on etiquette as well as advertisements from various local businesses in Brisbane and other major centres in Queensland.
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State Library of Queensland
by Queensland. Government Statistician's Office
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This Queensland Blue Book lists chronologies and details of the succession of Governors of Queensland, sessions of each Parliament, ministries, executive councils, legislative councils, legislative assemblies, returning officers, civil establishments, foreign consuls, pensions and retiring allowances, guardians of minors and magistrates authorised to celebrate marriages in Queensland in 1903.
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State Library of Queensland
by W. B Carmichael ; Harry C Perry (Harry Carmichael) ; T Wilkinson
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A 376 page text about four branches of sport in Queensland; amateur rowing, boxing and physical development, pedestrianism and cycling. The text provides a history of each branch, champions Queensland has produced, information about the role of the clubhouses and representatives, data on event results, pictorial content and a practical guide to training for each sport.  
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This book provides a general history of  Cobb & Co., together with details of the coaching routes within Queensland. Included in the coaching routes are descriptions of the countryside  and facilities available in the towns. The book contains illustrations, maps and advertisements.
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State Library of Queensland
by George Slater
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The 1869 edition of the Slater's Queensland almanac, with calendars, planting guides, Brisbane tide tables, a weights and measurement guide, postal service information, recipes, municipal resources information, Australian longitudes and latitudes and advertisements for local businesses.
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